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is going stronout on the streets. bob barnard is out there with the fans taking part in all the fun, i'm sure. bob, take it away. >> reporter: hey, scott, this is a memorable night for washington sport fans, for nats fans, for baseball fans. the few here inside they've locked this gate. the main center field gait is still open. they're gobbling up -- gate is still open. they're gobbling up new merchandise. we can show you video from masn earlier. this was at 9:44 tonight when word came. it was going into the bottom of the 9th here in washington. nats were down 2-0 and the word came from pittsburgh that the braves had lost and so the place went crazy and that's how the fans here found out that the nats were the nl east champions. this game hadn't ended, but thanks to the pittsburgh pirates beating the atlanta braves tonight they're nl east champs and very happy. here's some of the taste of the fans' reaction here on the sidewalk. >> i can't even express right now what i'm feeling. this is amazing. it was kind of anti-climatic a little bit, but we're going into postseason. >> reporter:
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on that in just a moment from scott smith, our sports director, but fox 5's bob barnard starts us off with fan reaction outside the park. bob, take it away. >> reporter: there is some serious natitude here, we. look at shirts. they've already been printed and sold. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: let me talk to this man. this is brian from washington d.c. how you feeling right now? >> right, thank you. >> reporter: what is that like in there? >> overwhelming. it was great to see them win this national title. >> reporter: this happened a little bit in an anti-climactic way because the nats found out and all their fans at around 9:45 when the pittsburgh pirates up in pittsburgh beat the atlanta braves. so with that the nats became the national league east champions. here, this is from masn what it looked like inside. the place went nuts. it was between the top and bottom of the 9th inning here and the nats are down 2-0 at the point, but because the braves lost in pittsburgh the nats are nl east champs. take a look at these people, going crazy still. [ cheering and applause ] >> repor
're play- off bound but that is not slowing the energy out there. bob barnard is live at the ballpark tonight. bob? >> reporter: shawn, we ended n a winning note. the nats won today and they're not going know any until friday after a one-game wild card, the matchup between the braves and cardinals and who the nats will play when the play-offs begin in ernest this weekend and that does not matter. the nats fans are fired up. >> this season definitely was way better than last season and it was disappointing. today's game was worse. >> and what do you say about the nats fans clenching it and winning it. whew! >> i'm a season ticket guy. i had tickets for it and i couldn't think of a better person to come with than my son. >> reporter: how was it? yo a fantastic day and tense and easy sailing to the end. happy for the nationals to win. >> the nats are on fired -- fire. >> you're that confident? >> whether or not why wouldn't i be. >> we have davie johnson, werth, bryce, laroche mvp candidate. we're going all the way, baby. >> what was the mood like in. >> it was electric. this has been th
are back home buried together at arlington national cemetery. fox 5's bob barnard has the story. >> reporter: it took only one hearse, just one flag draped casket to carry the remains of seven u.s. marines missing in action since the second world war. they are 2nd lieutenant walter vincent, technical sergeant james csney, corporal wayne erickson, first lieutenant lavern lalithen, second lieutenant dwight eckston, private first class john donovan and corporal jack yeager. >> he was 12 years older than i was and was my hero as i grew up. >> reporter: jack yeager's nephew and niece among the relatives of all seven marines who have come from across the country for this extraordinary ceremony and burial. >> they will be in a common grave here in arlington and it's a celebration and a homecoming. we've got them home. >> reporter: the marines went missing on april 22nd, 1944, when their patrol bomber crashed into a mountain on a south pacific island. remnants of the aircraft were first discovered 50 years later. members of a joint p.o.w. mia accounting command serving team spent the
: if you're looking to buy a home but money is tight, have we got a story for you. i'm bob barnard with a $20,000 solution you're not going to want to miss.   >> this fox 5 stock market report is brought to you by your lexus dealer. live life heroically.  >>> a california boy scout has been kicked out and denied a top honor because of his sexuality. 17-year-old ryan anderson says scout executives wouldn't sign off on his award because he didn't oblige his duty to gourd as part of the membership rules -- god as part of the membership rules. ryan's parents have started a petition and gathered more than 112 signatures. a boy scout spokesman says there are currently no plans to revisit their membership guidelines. >>> the parents of a rutgers university student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to record him kissing another man have decided not to sue the university or anyone else involved in the case. tyler clementi's parents say they'll focus their efforts on the foundation in his name. his roommate was found guilty of biased inti
football league today with dan patrick. >> all right, bob, thank you. is it time for the jets to make a change at quarterback? tony dungy, rodney harrison will discuss/debate coming up. but first t high , the highligh week four. the winless saints at green bay. drew brees touched johnny unitas. he had three on the day including this one to josh morgan. brees through for 446 but rodgers finds nelson. chargers rolled over the chiefs today. rivers two touchdown passes including that one to eddie royal. saints/chargers next sunday night here on nbc. carolina in atlanta. falcons beat the chargers. a minute to go. matt bryant and the falcons stay undefeated. miami in arizona. arizona also staying unbeaten. fourth and ten. kevin kolb, to tie the game. the cardinals win it in overtime. washington in tampa. redskins led most of the game, then trailed late. rg3 trying to get billy cundiff in field goal range. 0 for 3 on the day but oh so good on this one. redskins win it. they improve to 2-2. fourth quarter tom brady, rob gronkowski gave the patriots the lead. oakland at denver. huge day for pe
stores again and again. fox 5's bob barnard with the details from our newsroom. >> these crimes are happening during your morning commute when kids are on their way to school. the armed gunmen have robbed three stores, one in a busy strip mall. this is surveillance video of the two suspects committing their most recent crime, a robbery last tuesday morning. their target? the east pines liquor store here on riverdale road in riverdale, maryland. in the video you can see the men pretty clearly wearing dark clothing and ball caps as they confront the two store employees working that morning. one of the robbers would pull out a gun and demand to be let inside the office. we visited the store this evening. one of the victims told us off camera he told the robbers he didn't have a key. so they bound his and his co- workers wrist with plastic zip ties and made them get on the floor. prince george's county police say they believe the same two men robbed at least two other liquor stores last month, one in suitland and this place on september 4th. it's david's liquors in the lan dove hill
alternative fuel vehicles. governor bob mcdonnell announceed a partnership with two energy company to eventually make the fleet of state vehicles all alternative view. they are working with vehicle companies to lower the cost of alternative fuel vehicles. >>> also new, maryland governor martineau malyea has plans to help prevent massive power outages in the state. according to the "washington post," he will release a report today that proposes a new surcharge. customers would pay an extra dollar or two a month so pepco and other companies have funding available to strengthen the grid. the hope is that crews could complete self years of tree trimming in the next two years. >>> a boil water alert is now in effect after a water main broke tuesday morning. the virginia department of health is advising all residents to boil their water for drinking and other uses until health officials determine the water is safe to drink. tests were conducted and the results should be available by tomorrow. >>> the university of the district of columbia is struggling financially and facing an ann certa
thousands of others may be at risk. bob barnard is working this story tonight. >> that's because of 17,000 vials of the contaminated steroids have been sent to 27 facilities. five in two state are reported to be sick with flu-like symptoms. it's a fungal, not a viral or bacterial form of meningitis that attacks the brain lining and spinal cord now linked to five deaths, 30 others sickened. most of the cases are in tennessee, but there are others in florida, indiana, north carolina and, yes, maryland and virginia. all the infected patients received steroid injections to treat back pain. >> it's very important for your listening audience to know that this meningitis is not transferred person to person. >> reporter: dr. alan morrison is an infectious disease specialist with nova fairfax hospital and the said the steroids at the center of this outbreak manufactured at a specialty pharmacy or compounding center in framingham massachusetts were likely contaminated when vials were split to feed a growing demand by hospitals and clinics for medications in short supply. >> in this instance you
have seen in recent years after major storms. joining us now to talk all about this is bob mccarthy, "washington post" columnist, metro columnist, good to see you, sir. i won't shake your hand -- >> i hope you feel better soon. >> i do. thank you, i hope so as well. allison and i both suffering. let's talk about this because it's getting a lot of attention and the way that it is commonly being characterized, everyone is focusing on the one to -- $1 to $2 increase per month to help prevent power outages and get better service. so what most people are hearing is, what, i gotta pay extra for better service? that's not right. but break it down for us a little bit. there are a lot of recommendations. >> there are -- there's a lot of recommendations. it's more complicated than what you just described, although the extra dollar or two a month that the governor is talking about is what's getting people's attention. there's several aspects to this report. this is from a task force that the governor pointed in july to basically study what to do to help the electric grid after the recent storm
body keeps it safe? >> it's not only sterile, but your body takes can with you. so bob woodruff was able to travel with the bone in his belly and they could put it back back in the united states. >> truly remarkable. jamie, how has this whole experience changed you? >> do i have 25 minutes? i think, you know, the biggest change -- we all face, you know, the morning and decide how are we going to handle today? and i think the biggest thing that's changed is it's not really a decision anymore. i am so grateful the minute my feet touch the ground. sorry. i can still make breakfast. take my kids to school. the things that seem so mundane before. not mundane anymore. i'm just so thankful and happy. >> that's a good reminder for all of us. jamie and nick, so good to see you and doing well. >> thank you so much. >> you are truly a miracle, and doctor, thank you for being here too. >> my pleasure. >>> coming up next, we'll take a turn and tell you some simple, savvy and, yes, silly tips from the perfect blt to how to get the wax off your candle sticks. right after this. [ male announcer
what's the connection? what happens, i brought my friend bob with me, and you take an antibiotic, and the antibiotic kills the bad bacteria that we're all trying to kill but it also kills good bacteria. and the theory is, is that somehow the inflammation that occurs in the intensens from that change in bacteria leads to and perpetuates the risk for developing inflammatory bowel disease. >> okay. let's switch quickly to another topic. children and those video games. not all bad news, right? some of the games can help some of our kids get moving. >> i love this story. basically, what it is all about is they did a study looking at kids with interactive exercise video games. and they found that their metabolism went up by 100%. they could lose up to a pound a week, if they did it for about one or two hours a day. and what i love about this, is the fact that we are tackling something that is going to make children live less long than their parents for the first time in history. and obesity is a major epidemic. and a crisis in this country. >> i agree totally. we have 30 seconds, dr. m
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